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  • April 01 2014 – thisisknit

    New tools

    In our last post, we talked about new knitting tools from Knitpro. The same Knitpro delivery brought good things for crocheters too, and here they are. This is the Wave set: superior tools, beautifully presented. They're designed to be especially comfortable in the hand, with soft rubber grips in size-specific colours. The hook is smooth and just the right amount...

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  • March 28 2014 – thisisknit

    Living in the future

    Here's some truly space-age needles! They're Knitpro Karbonz, and they're made of carbon fibre, just like powerboats and space ships and racing cars. We've just got them in as interchangeable tips (sizes 3.00mm to 4.00mm), fixed circulars (from 2.00mm to 2.75mm) and individual sets of DPNs (from 2.25mm to 3.00mm). They're ever so fast to knit with, and the surface...

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  • March 18 2014 – thisisknit

    A new tradition

    Today we're delighted to feature a guest post by Fiona Parker and Daniel Rye, who supply us with amazing Navia yarn from the Faroe Islands. As part of the Slow Fashion movement, they're committed to bringing traditional skills and twenty-first century styling to a wider market, and we're very pleased to be part of that. The Faroe Islands - a...

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  • February 28 2014 – thisisknit

    Spring forward!

    Spring is clearly on the way. The weather's shown an upturn over the last few days, and we've got new Spring/Summer yarn and garments in the shop. One of the loveliest this year is Louisa Harding's brand new Noema. It's a cotton/acrylic blend, and it's got the prettiest long colour changes which work up into a dappled tweedy fabric. The...

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